Master of International Affairs, Columbia University, 2003
Master of Philosophy in Development Studies, University of Cambridge, 1997
Bachelor of Sciences in Earth Systems, Stanford University, 1995
- Collaborative governance of water and the environment
- Climate change adaptation policies
- Use of science in policy-making
- Regional water planning in California
- Flood management in California’s Central Valley
- Managing climate risks for sustainable development in South and Southeast Asia
Regional Governance of Flood Management in the Central Valley: an analysis of the Integrated Regional Water Management and Regional Flood Management planning processes. Prepared for the California Department of Water Resources. UC Berkeley, May 2014.
Preparing for New Risks: Addressing Climate Change in California's Urban Water Management Plans. Prepared for the California Department of Water Resources. University of California Berkeley, June 2013.
Climate Change and Integrated Regional Water Management in California: A preliminary assessment of regional approaches. Prepared for the California Department of Water Resources. University of California Berkeley, June 2012.
Southwest Climate Change Initiative: Ecological Impacts Analysis Case Study. In Climate Change Handbook for Regional Water Planning, Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 and California Department of Water Resources, December 2011.
Someshwar, S., R. Boer, and E. Conrad. World Resources Report Case Study: Managing Peatland Fire Risk in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. World Resources Report, 2011.
Brown, C., K.M. Baroang, E. Conrad, B. Lyon, D. Watkins, F. Fiondella, Y. Kaheil, A. Robertson, J. Rodriguez, M. Sheremata, and M. N. Ward, 2010. Managing Climate Risk in Water Supply Systems. International Research Institute for Climate and Society Technical Report 10-15.
“Climate Change and Infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Basin: New Risks to Building Blocks of Resilience.” Background paper for “Fighting for Survival: The Vulnerability of America’s Gulf Coast and the Caribbean Basin.” Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, Aug. 25-26, 2010.
“Living with an Uncertain Monsoon.” ClimateWatch Magazine, October 29, 2009. http://www.climatewatch.noaa.gov/
S. Someshwar, E. Conrad, and M. Bhatt. “From Reactive to Proactive Management of Urban Climate Risks in Asia: Institutional Challenges, Scientific Opportunities.” World Bank Fifth Urban Research Symposium, Marseille, June 2009.
C. Brown, E. Conrad, A. Sankarsubramanian, S. Someshwar, and D. Elazegui. “The Use of Seasonal Climate Forecasts within a Shared Reservoir System: the Case of Angat Reservoir, Philippines.” In Ludwig, F. et al. (eds), Climate Change Adaptation in the Water Sector. London: Earthscan, 2009.
E. Conrad, F. Fiondella, and C. Walkuski (co-writers). “Reducing Indonesia’s Peatland Fires.” 8-minute narrated audio slide show. International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Columbia University, January 2009. http://www.columbia.edu/cu/news/global/09/02/fires.html
Community Action to Address Climate Change: Case Studies Linking Sustainable Energy Use with Improved Livelihoods. GEF Small Grants Programme, United Nations Development Programme, November 2003. http://sgp.undp.org/download/SGPCaseStudiesBook.complete.pdf
Switzer Fellow, 2012. http://switzernetwork.org/users/econrad2012
Science to Achieve Results Fellowship, Environmental Protection Agency. 2001-2003.
Fulbright Scholarship, United Kingdom. 1996-1997.
Environmental Policy, Administration and Law (ESPM 60). Graduate Student Instructor, Spring 2015.
International Environmental Politics (ESPM 169). Graduate Student Instructor, Fall 2014.